Sultans of Bengal, Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur, AR rupee, B967(C)

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Adv. Girish bhambhani

Kindly help in identifying this silver tanka.
Weight: 11.25 gms approx
Thank you.
GIRISH

Saikat

Hi,
This is:
Sultans of Bengal, B967, Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur
Center: Bahadur Shah Bin Muhammad Shah Ghazi Khallad Allah Mulkahu Wa Sultanahu and name in Nagari "Sri Bahadur Sahi"
Margin: Ghiyath Al-Dunya Wa Al-Deen Al-Mujazi Abu Al-Muzaffar and Mint
Rev:
Kalima with names of four caliphs in margins

Thanks,
Saikat
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aws22

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Thank you Saikat for the coin ID:
Dear Girish, your coin in details:
Suri Sultans of Bengal, Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur Suri, 966 AH, AR Rupee, mint? (AH 963-968/1555-1560 AD)
First photo:
Field: inside square:
بهادر شاه ابن , Bahadur Shah bin
محمد شاه غازى  , Muhammad Shah Ghazi
خلد الله ملكه وسلطانه  , Khallad Allahu Mulkahu wa Sultanahu
Margin: around the square:
Right:ابو المظفر    , abu al-Muzaffar
Top:  ..... غياث , Ghiyath, followed by a hexagram
Left: ۹۶۶   الدنيا     , al-Dunya 966
Bottom: و الدين   , wa al-Din, above that, is the name in Nagari "Sri Bahadur Sahi".
Mint Marks: Star of David (hexagram) in the top margin (top-left), and a dotted flower above "Bahadur" in the central square.
Second photo:
Field: inside square:
لا اله الا الله محمد رسول الله , The Kalima shahada.
Margin: around 4 sides of the square, the names of the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs (Rashidun):
Bottom: عثمان العفان  , Usman al-Affan
Right: عمر الخطاب , Umar al-Khattab
Top: ابو بكر الصديق  , abu Bakr al-Sideeq
Left:  على المرتضى  , Ali al-Murtadha
Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur Shah II (also Khizr Khan Suri, reigned: 1555–1560) was an independent ruler of Bengal. He was the son of Sultan Shams al-Din Muhammad Shah.

Maythem
Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".

Adv. Girish bhambhani

Thank you so much Maythem and Saikat for the detailed description.
Regards
Girish
GIRISH